She also feared that others would automatically assume that she’d only identified as lesbian because her twin sister had too.
The day before we meet, Tegan started complaining that her right ring finger was hurting. They sit helpfully left-to-right in the order their names are written on their album sleeves, though it’s not so hard to tell the difference in the flesh.
“So many questions feel like they infantilise us: ‘Do you live together? ’ No, we f**king do not,” says Sara, the younger by eight minutes.
But after so long in the public eye, they’re understandably frustrated with being asked the same things about life as identical twins.
They’ve been on the verge of straight-up pop music for years, but Tegan and Sara are going all in with Heartthrob. “It’s our most heartbreaking record,” says Tegan Quin.
“It’s a great record for people who loved our past music.